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in ohio i believe. one team. that was the indianapolis colts, excuse me in indiana. the colts went to scout him out. davis now with the 49ers hooks up there, a 60-yard connection. there were some slop points at the end of this game but final score and bottom line the 49ers, 2-0 in the preseason, beat the vikings, 15-10. some 49ers notes, the first drive impressive. alex smith led the team down the field, 70 yards and 12 plays ending with the touchdown by anthony dixon. alex smith, three third down conversions and they converted on all three third down possessions. did not play, frank gore vernon davis, crabtree and even westbrook. so 49ers have a lot of star players. maybe more precaution that did not play. next saturday at the oakland coliseum, bay area rivalry, 49ers and raiders. the niners and the raiders will also play in the regular season. the raiders also looking pretty sharp. when we return we're going to take a break, we go to the locker room for our live coverage of the players getting off the field. we have laura standing by and two reporters on si
tahoe tonight and into tomorrow. >>> the 49ers got to warm up in indianapolis. >> i think it's an indoor stadium out there. >> is it really? >> i think so. >> that's a little embarrassing. >> lucas oil stadium. the 49ers, preseason debut. >> they were warm as they walked in. >> peyton manning, what did he do against mike singletary and the niners? we have mixed results? touchdown here. also that big showdown series at china basin. giants and the padres. tim lincecum, we have problems. it didn't go quite according to plan. the pga championship just ending a few minutes ago. a strange and bizarre ending. and this guy not very happy. we're n ckbamemo int. [ male announcer ] when meg whitman arrived at ebay, they had 30 people and an idea. meg's job was to make it happen. it took leadership. focus. and the ability to bring people together. meg whitman delivered. named one of america's best ceo's by harvard business review, she grew ebay 15,000 strong and made small business dreams come true. now meg has a plan to create jobs. fix sacramento. and deliver results. meg whitman. for a new califo
. so did indianapolis. it's become a tradition for the opener to be in the home of the prior year's super bowl champion, unless the tradition continues and we go to new orleans for the opener on nbc on thursday night september the 9th. it's the minnesota vikings and the new orleans saints. >> cris: i don't think it will be loud or noisy or excited fans down there, do you? >> al: we'll have to borrow drew brees' sons head phones. >> cris: we have the opening game and halloween night. >> al: we've both been to new orleans. every night is halloween down there. >> cris: i like new orleans. it's a heck of a city. it is going to be fun. it's really a rematch of what arguably was the best game of the season last year. all the pressure, the back and forth nature. two great quarterbacks going at it. up and down the field. overcoming turnovers and it comes down to a last second kick. it was as good as this league can offer for a championship game. >> al: second and four. and that's going to take us to the two-minute warning in canton, ohio. dallas cowboys tonight have o
des moines to milwaukee, indianapolis to chicago, it's been a week of heat, humidity and heavy rain. >> you can call this the summer of the heat wave. outside of southern california this could go down as the top five hottest summer for many cities. >> reporter: in ames, iowa, the entire city is without clean running water after heavy flooding. >> thank you. >> yep. >> reporter: the weather channel's janelle cline is there. >> much of iowa is damaged after three days of relentless rain. massive flooding closed interstates, swept cars off roads, even killed a 16-year-old girl. >> reporter: while in chicago, another problem -- a mosquito population explosion. and the dragonflies that eat them. >> they're all over. just like a swarm of what you would imagine locusts. >> reporter: back here in d.c., forecasters say this is likely to go down as one of the hottest summers on record, following record snowfall over the winter. climatologists say it is linked to global warming. the hotter it gets, the wetter it gets, the more violent the storms are and the more moisture we have. ann, back to
kids said it was spectacular. there you go. i'm still getting over the indianapolis thing. my husband worked there. i should know there. "nbc nightly news" is next and then more local news on the bay area at 6:00. >>> political fallout -- controversy over a planned mosque near ground zero follows the president as he visits the gulf. >>> out of control -- an off-road race goes horribly wrong. shining a harsh light on a dangerous past time. >>> a credit, as kids head back to school, parents get some help with the bills in these tough economic times. >>> deadly summer for kids on the street. but look who's stepping in to help keep them safe. >>> and meals on wheels -- fancy food served from the back of a truck. can gourmet be portable? captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, what the white house once called a local issue here in new york has become part of a national dialogue this weekend. after president obama waded into the controversy over the construction of a mosque near the site of ground zero. and today, the president's political opponents made clea
passes and a potentially serious injury. we'll take you to indianapolis. hello peyton manning and the colts working the throwback jerseys. manning led the colts on two scoring drives to open the game. and then he left the game. hands off to joseph adai here. the colts had a 10-0 lead. here come the 49ers' problems. alex smith, supposed to be his year of redemption. underthrows a wide open vernon davis. could have been a touchdown. even worse, though, davis sprained his knee in this game. we'll know the extent of his injury by manana. second quarter, peyton manning out of the game. the 49ers took full advantage. reggie smith picks off the backup qb, curtis painter. 91 yards into the end zone. the 49ers rattle off 37 point. in the third quarter, david carr and the gang hungs with tony curtis. the 49ers beat the colts. 37-17. but none of their points came when the first team units were in the game. >> i thought we struggled the early part of the game. but i just thought the guys hung in there and we did some of the things we needed to do to get back in the game. >> a busy oons a
the sweat. about the 49ers wrapping up practice. preseason opener a couple of weeks away in indianapolis against the colts august 15th. a lot of buzz here in santa clara and across the nation all about jerry rice. just a few day as way from being inducted into the pro football hall of fame in canton, ohio. jerry rice inducted on saturday. jerry, not just a from football legend here in the bay area but a huge part of the community. he's been to the bay area, been in the bay area since moving from mississippi 25 years ago. here's jarry. >> the bay area's so special to me because of, you know, just this is my, this is my history. getting drafted by the san francisco 49ers, this country boy coming to the big city, and then to have the city to welcome me with open arms. and being able to go out and entertain so many people on that given sunday or monday, during the super bowl. my legacy is here in san francisco. you know i have so many great fans and i just love the city. >> reporter: special time for jerry rice and all of the 49er fans this saturday in canton, ohio. as we wrap it up, going t
in indianapolis. this is their winning performance. awesome. congratulations. >> fantastic. >>> some local universities getting graded on how well they teach your kids. kristen dahlgren is live in washington wearing her college spectacles and a look at which northern california colleges will make the grade. surprising numbers this morning. >> reporter: yeah. they really are. i'm sure a lot of these universities are not going to be happy with this latest report card. the report is titled what will they learn. it looked at more than 700 universities across the country, they looked at how well or how many of these required core curriculum courses do they make students take before they graduate. they looked at seven key subjects, math, history, science, literature, foreign language, composition and economics. what they found was students have these huge knowledge gaps. they gave more than 60% of the schools they looked at less than a "c" or below. so, let's look and see how some of the local schools did. uc berkeley, davis, santa cruz came in with fs on requiring one of those subjects or none
. flight delays into chicago, pretty nasty weather there. heading into indianapolis. flight delays in the midwest. back to the west coast, high pressure building back towards central california today. and for inland spots, that means we will see a brief one-day warm-up. 50s this morning with misty skies. lunch time we clear out. warming up quickly inland. out to the san ramon valley, mid to upper 80s, close to 90 for livermore. same story for los gatos and morgan hill, warming up to summer-like levels. the sea breeze picks up and we cool down inland, we warm up moving into the upcoming weekend. >>> the a's are back home at the coliseum tonight for their second game in the series with the royals. it starts after 7:00. the "money ball" movie crew are still there. they were there last night getting some game action film. plenty of offense for the cameras to take out. davis hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning, and trevor cahill picked up a complete game shutout. the a's win that 6-0. >>> giants are back in action tonight against the rockies in colorado coming off a sweep of
and the indianapolis colts won that team's first super bowl championship in 36 years. many sports analysts credit their victory to the effective leadership style of coach tony dunni dungy. in his new book tony dungy reveals the philosophy for success on and off the football field. this book -- in your book you write in the 2007 indianapolis colts, quote, was not necessarily the most talented team you had ever coached but was the team that came together best. what kind of leadership did you feel you needed to impart to this team to get the most out of them? >> well, i really felt like it was just pulling everybody together, getting everybody going in the same direction and believing in each other. that can be done a lot of ways. my way was just to really encourage and tell the guys what we could do and that team embraced it more than anyone i had. >> and, in fact, coach chuck noll of the pittsburgh steelers, a player, assistant coach, you said his philosophy was that -- his idea of your job was to help your team be better. >> and that is really the message behind this book. i think sometimes as le
he was heading to indianapolis, indiana, and that's where he was from. he didn't have enough money to get there. >> did he seem -- you offered him, ron, a job doing some odd jobs around the church, i think pulling some weeds and cleaning up some hoses. you were going to pay him $40. did he seem grateful for the opportunity? >> yeah, he told me he was out of money and so i offered a job for him, so he mowed the grass and brought the weed whacker out and did a bunch of the work around the church. i paid him, he took the money and like any good pastor i talked about tithing and he wanted to tithe off the $40. >> and i know eventually your suspicions raised to the point where you did call law enforcement as did another parishioner who apparently recognized him from the news. he was planning to come back and perhaps do some more work the next day and that's when he was arrested. he was arrested with a handgun. you now know a little bit more about his background. have you stopped to think about what could have been had he come back to that church? >> yeah, i sure have. i thought of all t
has not been identified. >>> the death of a 13-year-old on the indianapolis motor speedway is sparking debate about how young is too young for racers to be competing on one of the world's best-known tracks. motorcycle racer peter lenz died sunday after falling off his bike and getting run over by another cycle driven by a 12-year-old. >>> a tragic accident in ecuador sunday when a bus ran off a highway and overturned killing 38 people and injuring a dozen others. police believe a driver fell asleep, although the cause of the crash is still under investigation. >>> a volcano in western indonesia that has been dormant for mour than four centuries is erupting today. people living on the slopes of mt. sinabung. >>> the comic book superhero was arrested today in sydney after scaling a building with his barehands. robaire is known forri climbing the tallest buildings without ropes or equipment. it is 8:04. back now to al in los angeles. >>> we have a chilly morning in los angeles. temperatures in the upper 50s. as we look at our pick city, us a continue, texas, kxan, nbc 36, cloudy with afte
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